Conclave is a platform for distinguished personalities, who have excelled in their respective fields, to share their thoughts and I experiences. Not only is Conclave intellectually stimulating but also an immensely pleasurable experience especially with the introduction of a performing arts session. This years Conclave events strive to make you think. With personality, sports management, crisis management and trading and creation based events as well as a MUN there is something for everyone.

DAY 1 - August 12 2017

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Session 2

Speakers | 1:15 PM

Kavita Krishnan
General Speaker
Kavita Krishnan is Secretary of the All India Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA). She is also the editor of Liberation, the monthly publication of the Communist Party of India (CPI-ML).
Gopal Subramanium
General Speaker
Former Solicitor General of India, Former Chairman of the Bar Council of India and Senior Advocate practicing primarily in the Supreme Court of India.
Viren Rasquinha
General Speaker
He was the former captain of India’s National Field Hockey Team. He is the current CEO of Olympic Gold Quest.

Interactive Session on Film and Theatre

Makarand Deshpande
Interactive Session
Makarand Deshpande is an Indian film actor, writer, and director in Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam cinema, and Indian Theatre. He is often seen in supporting and pivotal roles in various films like Jungle, Sarfarosh, Swades, Makdee, and Darna Zaroori Hai.
Vicky Kaushal
Interactive Session
The boy from Masaan, is making tremendous waves in the industry, with his critically acclaimed film Raman Raghav 2.0, directed by Anurag Kashyap he established within a short span of a year of his incredible capacity of portraying versatile roles on screen. Vicky, has quite a few projects in store which include Love Per Square Foot, Ronnie Screwvala's maiden production in his new venture, Raju Hirani's biopic of Sanjay Dutt with Ranbir Kapoor and Raazi opposite Alia Bhatt, directed by Meghna Gulzar.
Homi Adajania
Interactive Session
Homi Adajania is a film writer and director who has directed critically acclaimed films such as Cocktail, Finding Fanny and Being Cyrus. Mr. Adajania credits his passion for storytelling to his late father, a retired soldier and the president of the Indian Boxing Federation
Shabana Azmi
Interactive Session
Regarded as one of the finest actresses in India, Azmi's performances in films in a variety of genres have generally earned her praise and awards, which include a record of five wins of the National Film Award for Best Actress and several international honours.

Session 3

Performers | 5:30 PM

Malhar Conclave Presesnts a Performance Session On the Evening of August 12th

SOI Chamber Orchestra
Performance Speaker
The Symphony Orchestra of India (SOI), based at the NCPA, Mumbai, is India’s first and only professional orchestra founded by NCPA Chairman Khushroo N. Suntook and internationally-renowned violin virtuoso Marat Bisengaliev, who serves as the Orchestra’s Music Director. In the decade since its inception, the orchestra has performed around India and internationally in Russia, Oman, UAE and Switzerland. The Orchestra’s core group of musicians is resident at the NCPA all year round and forms the SOI Chamber Orchestra, which performs a regular series of concerts through the year. The performance will be led by Resident conductor, Evgeny Bushkov.
Uday Benegal
Performance Speaker
Is the lead singer, principal songwriter and one of the founding members of the pioneering Indian rock band Indus Creed. Benegal's other music-based projects include the now-defunct Indo–rock and funk band Alms for Shanti and the acoustic outfit Whirling Kalapas.
Siddharth Basrur
Performance Speaker
Siddharth Basrur is an Indian vocalist, composer and a playback singer. He entered the indie music scene with his first band, Kinky Ski Munky. He is the front man of Mumbai's progressive metal band Goddess Gagged and is a part of the alternative rock band Last Remaining Light.
Vivian Fernandes (Divine)
Performance Speaker
Vivian Fernandes, better known by his moniker DIVINE, has been at the fore of the Hindi rap movement that has proliferated the Bombay music scene in the past few years. His music is honest, poignant and hard-hitting - a rare balance to strike. He is known for his scintillating live performances where crowds find themselves immersed wholly into his verses, and singing along to his massive choruses.